Spicy Red Snapper (Bloody Mary with Gin) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Red Snapper (Bloody Mary with Gin) Recipe
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Spicy Red Snapper (Bloody Mary with Gin)

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"I've tried many variations, and decided that these ingredients make the very best Red Snapper out there. It is now my go-to drink, and friends absolutely love it - even those who don't like gin. Careful! Your lips might burn, but it sure goes down easy..."

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    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Place ice cubes into a cocktail shaker, and pour in tomato juice, gin, lemon juice, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. Season with chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, celery salt, pepper, and horseradish. Cover and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Pour contents (including ice) into a 12 ounce highball glass. Garnish with celery, pickle, olives, and lemon wedge before serving.
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Jun 17, 2010

This was exactly the recipe I was looking for when I went searching. I make my own improvised version normally, but I can never get it to be the same twice in a row, so I decided to find out what the "real" amounts are to put in everything. This recipe is really close to what they make at my favorite bar, so I made it exactly as written to see if I like it. I love it. Be warned, it makes a spicy beverage! It's a bit complicated to make just one drink though, so I think I'll double or triple the batch next time so I can share it with friends. FYI: 2 tablespoons of lemon juice is about 1/2 of a lemon squeezed out. I like to put the lemon in the microwave for about 30 seconds so the juice comes out more easily.

Aug 16, 2011

Definitely spicy, although I was using a very spicy hot sauce. Test it with 1t hot pepper sauce before adding in the chili powder and other 1t sauce. Way too much lemon for my taste. Try gin in all your bloody mary recipes! It's a nice change.


6 Ratings

Feb 17, 2011

For years, I've been WANTING to "like" a Bloody Mary, but have failed to find a recipe that I DID like! Until now!!! THIS is finally the answer!! I admit.....I am a bit of a wimp when it comes to "spicy hot!" And, I do prefer gin over vodka..... I did tone down the hot sauce and the horseradish, but otherwise, this is THE tomato based savory drink for me!!!!! Thanks!!!!

Jun 18, 2014

I use Clamato juice instead of tomato juice..

Sep 06, 2012

I love Bloody Mary's but can't really drink Vodka! This recipe is absolutely delicious! I made a few of my own tweeks (less hot sauce, more pepper and worscheshire) I love it! Have added it to my drink recipes!


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  • Calories
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 2019 mg
  • 81%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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